The University of Massachusetts Systems Office has implemented an application to monitor uptime and security of its network.
Coppin State University has moved its identity management function off of its own servers and onto a hosted version of software from the same vendor.
The right combination of wireless network hardware and network access control software has freed the IT crew at this small college to focus on user demands other than access problems.
Georgia State University in Atlanta, which expected 31,000 students on campus this fall, will be upgrading its switches to 10 gigabit Ethernet.
Spurred by students’ voracious appetites for smartphones and broadband mobile devices, demand for wireless service and bandwidth-intensive mobile applications has grown dramatically at Texas A&M University. Faced with this challenge, the university had two alternatives: deploy new microcell sites for each operator, or deploy a shared network of Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS). Texas A&M’s solution provides a glimpse into the communications challenges that many universities face today.
Polycom, a company that sells collaboration tools for video and voice, has approved remote worker technology from Aruba Networks to work on its systems.
Most Internet users have long been aware that the actual download speeds they get from their Internet connections are somewhat slower than advertised.
Sistema University Ana G. Mendez in Puerto Rico will be implementing a new WiFi infrastructure on its three campuses and 15 satellite centers.
Brigham Young University-Hawaii is shifting to an appliance-based system for controlling access to its wireless network bandwidth.
While the rest of the world will experience increases in education IT spending this year, in the United States, information technology will be flat through the end of 2010. But, according to research firm Gartner, growth will resume in 2011 and continue at least through 2014.